Action/Adventure: During a
massive flood, an armored-truck
guard must battle a team of
robbers as well as a corrupt
sheriff who are all after three
million dollars in cash.
Tom (CHRISTIAN SLATER) and his
uncle Charlie (ED ASNER) are
armored truck guards who find
their armored truck stuck in the
rising waters of a massive river
flood in Huntingburg, Indiana.
Calling for help on the radio,
they're ambushed by Jim (MORGAN
FREEMAN) and his crew of robbers
who open fire on them, killing
Tom races away with the three
million dollars, stashes it in a
flooded cemetery and then tries
to hide in the local church.
There, Karen (MINNIE DRIVER), a
restoration artist, thinks he's a
looter and knocks him out. She
delivers him to the local sheriff
(RANDY QUAID), who's recently
lost his re-election bid.
The sheriff and his deputies go
looking for the money. Little do
they know that Jim and his thugs
are also hunting for the money
and soon the two parties battle
each other for it.
Karen rescues Tom from a flooding
jail cell and the two then try to
stop the sets of bad guys while
dealing with the rising flood
In a shoot out in the flooded
cemetary all the bad
guys--including the sheriff--are
killed, except for Jim who is
just wounded. Tom lets Jim escape
because he was Uncle Charlie's
friend and he saved Tom from the
sheriff. The State Police finally
arrive to figure things out.
WHAT EVERYONE WILL BE
What was Minnie Driver
thinking when she signed on to do